1971 Sano 1000R 2x12 100 Watts Reverb & Tremolo One Owner

$100 price drop
Local Pickup Only
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Local Pickup Only
Automatic Jack's Axe Shack
Westfield, NJ, United States
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From original owner, who bought it directly from Sano founder Joe Zonfrilli in 1971 and babied it for decades, only using it for accordion.

Sano amps were made in NJ, first Irvington and then Cranford, and we love them for their handcrafted quality and superb tone.  Total sleepers and few and far between.

The 1000R is quite rare, and this one is in remarkable condition. Two channels, each with volume, bass and treble, and separate reverb and tremolo buttons and knobs. 100 Watts of power for driving multiple inputs. The solid state circuitry is rugged reliable and produces awesome lush tones for guitar, keyboard or any other needs. There is even jacks on the side to plug in either an external speaker or receive another signal.

Includes original cover, on easy-to-roll casters. For now we'd like to offer this for local sale.

We have lots of other great guitars and gear --  a rare 1966 Kay Galaxie II, several other supercool U.S.-made Sano & Valco amps and a 1965 KAPA Continental. Plus there is more fantastic stuff we are getting ready to list, so please check out the rest of the shop and point friends and fellow musicians our way.


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About Automatic Jack
As with all the axes in the Automatic Jack Shack, the Swede -- my guitar craftsman and collaborator in gear -- has given this his full treatment, checking, fixing and optimizing all the electronics, hardware and functionality from headstock on down. Of course, our vintage is old stuff, so bear in mind that many of our listings are for 30-40+ year-old instruments, with the typical kind of wear and quirks that comes with that. Vintage gear tends to be imperfect and in need of ongoing care. We are dedicated to delivering the most playable, high-quality and modestly-priced guitars and gear we can. But we are players and people. We want to offer great deals and deal with great people.

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